VOL. 128 | NO. 80 | Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Memphis-based Buckeye Technologies Inc. is being bought by Georgia-Pacific LLC, the two companies announced Wednesday, April 24.
Camp for developmentally disabled children, adults seeks donations
There will be kickball games, limbo dances, arts and crafts, and a talent show. There will be all of that and more at the sixth annual Camp Good Times residential summer camp May 30 through June 5 at Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in Millington.
Memphis-Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson is proposing the countywide school board close 11 more schools, 10 in the city of Memphis and one in Millington.
Hospital care spending in Tennessee averaged $2,160 per person in 2009, a figure that is among the 10 lowest in the nation on a state-by-state comparison.
Plans for 197 apartments on two corners of West Carolina Avenue and Florida Street go to the Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board at its May 1 meeting.
The nine-member ad hoc committee that is supposed to come up with recommendations for the Memphis City Council on what to call three Confederate-themed city parks displayed a clear rift Monday, April 22.
Interim schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson has restarted the process of reapplying for the top jobs in the consolidated school system.
It looks like 2013 will be an election year in the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County.
Steve Jobs could do it. Fred Smith did it. So do the chief executives of businesses large and small, from retail to technology to medicine.
Andy Wright has joined Memphis-based Magna Bank as senior vice president and manager of commercial banking. Wright, who previously held senior vice president positions at Iberiabank and First Tennessee Bank, has experience working with a variety of industries, with in-depth expertise in the transportation and logistics industries.
Passion is a vital skill for entrepreneurs, but did you know it can actually kill a sales call? While it may seem counterintuitive, an overzealous spirit can simply overwhelm a prospect.
In today’s dynamic world it is imperative for companies to continually realize growth through a sustainable competitive advantage. The trouble is that every innovation is just one new innovation away from becoming obsolete. How do proactive companies stay one step ahead?
MEMPHIS (AP) – The Shelby County sheriff's office has collected more than 5 tons of paper and nearly 300 pounds of prescription drugs at a shredding and disposal event.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A proposal to eliminate hotel allowances for some Tennessee lawmakers has been signed by the governor.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Legislation to bar public universities and colleges from implementing nondiscrimination policies for student groups has been signed by the governor.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The richest Americans got richer during the first two years of the economic recovery while average net worth declined for the other 93 percent of U.S. households, says a report released Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – A day after flight delays plagued much of the U.S., air travel is smoother Tuesday. But the government is warning passengers that the situation can change by the hour as it runs the nation's air traffic control system with a smaller staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. sales of new homes rose in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 417,000. The increase added to evidence of a sustained housing recovery at the start of the spring buying season.